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CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 8:00pm EST
are the numbers to use if you are a student or a graduate. -- you are a parent, - use for educators and administrators, the number is -- please make sure you meet thae - mute the tv when you call in. hasg tag, @cspan. our facebook poll has been up for a number of hours. you can go to facebook.com/c- span. is college worth going into debt? let's go to new york and hear from marian wang. she is the education reporter for propublica joining us byvia skype. >> thank you for having me. >> what got you interested in the area of student debt? >> there are record numbers for student debt. i began covering education. i got sucked into it. so much is happening in that space. there are hard economic times that is putting an extra crunch on students and families at a time and college costs keep rising. >> we showed audiences the -- the conversation you participated in a couple of months ago. the scope of the issue and the size of the student debt that we are dealing with these days. >> the government issued more than a hundred billion dollars in student loans to families and grad students and p
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 1:00am EST
telling to your member of congress. >> two other things. on the department of education side think they will work on the mess, and hope we do a better job with the servicers reining in the problems. it is important that they have it is important that they have been hearing about this problem so much. that is one thing that does not require congressional action. another thing is the consumer financial protection bureau is sort of the new game in town as far as this goes. people do not think of them as a federal student loan side, they primarily have jurisdiction over private student loans. there will be quite active, talking about some of the predatory practices, but even on the federal student loan side the consumer financial protection bureau has jurisdiction over debt collectors and some of the servicers. it is not the biggest picture issues we have been talking about so much, but on the ground for people right now who have already borrowed, clients like mine having the existing programs that work well, it is incredibly important. hopefully a lot is going to happen in that area.
PBS
Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
on traditional liberal arts education. . >> woodruff: ray suarez looks into china's current crackdown on the internet and on its own news media, which is drawing protests. >> ifill: and we remember pulitzer prize-winning journalist richard ben cramer, whose work spanned presidential politics and the lives of superstar athletes. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: saving for the heart. you'll be able to get close to iconic landmarks. to cultural places. it's a feeling that you can only get. these are journeys that change your perspective on the world viking river cruises, explore the world >> bnsf railway. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank y. >> woodruff: the renewed concern over mass shootings
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
-ups, we are taking steps to make sure conn leads again. when it came to education, the stakes were clear. take action together or risk losing an entire generation of young people to failing schools and a widening achievement gap. i am proud that after a long and hard debate, we were able to say with one voice, that the status quo was no locker acceptable. that when it comes to public education, we cannot keep doing what we have always done and simply hope for better results. that our kids cannot afford it and our state cannot afford it as well. we work with an eye towards a future and have made an historic investment of nearly $100 million from three k to high- school, focusing on those districts that are most in need. reaching kids early is critical to the success and early childhood education had to be a central portion of our education reform. so we created 1000 new school readiness opens statewide for youngsters at a time when no one thought that it was possible. that is 1000 more children that will show up to kindergarten this fall ready to learn. we did that together, and we will d
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm EST
perspectives on all sorts of issues including economics, education, the environment. i think you'll see a lot of different thoughts and ideas on how to get things done and how to find compromise. host: how does a play out with women in leadership roles? guest: we have a new number of women serving on committees and shares. barbara mikulski is the first women's chair of the appropriations committee. how that will change, we will see. we have more and more -- patty murray, dianne feinstein. these are significant changes. very interesting on the house side. we have seven women ranking on major committees and the house. the house republicans have zero women cheering any major committees. they are all white men and have one woman chairing a minor committee and that is the administration committee. we feel we are in a great place. froml see a lot of work emily's list to get the majority of back in the house. host: what role did your organization plate in the election of these women? guest: we are in it for the long haul. emily's list has been working with some women since they were in the state leg
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
mentioned. perhaps better voter education about the tools that are out there to help them know where they need to vote, more staffing at the polling places where a captain or assistant captain could actually go through the front lines, the czech and lines to interface with the voters, say has anyone -- checkin lines to interface with the voters, say has anyone got any questions? i can check for you. that has become a real issue with all of the precincts. so come up voter education might be part of it, and i think early voting has law lot of voters into thinking "i can vote anywhere." and the only races they care about will be counted and in some cases the lower level races, they may be upset about. but it is like a shrug it for them and they say, oh, well. i think some of the lower races, some of the ballot initiatives, the more localized issues -- there might be a real problem in the end. so. >> thank you. i have a few things that have been touched on by almost everybody here. just to the voters, about being prepared. i know in arlington county, you can go on the web site. it tells
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 7:00am EST
incorporate themselves into the whole education process, because they don't have the ability to maximize all the education they're receiving because they can't go to college or they feel like they can't do this because they don't have a social security card or can't apply for financial aid. it seems like, i'm going to go to work in a few minutes, and a lot of my kids are going to learn what i'm going to teach today and they won't feel like they can do anything with it. host: has it changed since the -- since president obama announced this defered deportation -- >> caller: i have a few -- a lot of the kids i teach aren't old enough yesterday to apply for the document. i teach middle school, but a lot of them are looking at the document as a way to get around that. but it's just the fact that, you know, we have people that i hear every day, and, you know, they were brought here -- everybody was brought here, you know what i mean? it just doesn't seem like we should be able to find a way to fully incorporate them. you know, just find a way to make them citizens just like and you myself and we c
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> we have the achievement gap here between students and i think that rocket ship education will help us close that achievement gap. >> reporter: the issue goes to the sitting planning commission tomorrow. if it's approved by both panel, it then goes to the planning board of education for a zoning exemption january 23rd. >>> a humane society worker spotted a mountain lion last night about 6:00. sheriff deputies were called out to the 800 block of portola road. but by the time they got there it appears the animal had left the area. >>> city workers worked to fill 500 sandbags today in east palo alto. shovel full by shovel full crews loaded the sandbags. they'll be placed along san francis creek tomorrow. the creek flooded last month during heavy rainstorms. >>> we are just about to start peeling some pretty big changes weather wise. let's go now to our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> not a rain event but cold air event. there'll be some snow flurries on the bay area peaks. but the real impact will be the very cold air and the origins of this storm. cold storm do not bring a lot of moi
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
vital issues in the pending tray marked too difficult. so we've broken the monopoly of state education with free schools providing excellent education free to parents who send their children there. we've also established 2,000 academy schools. we've stopped dumbing down. we've introduced tough new powers on discipline in the classroom. there's a whole set of issues that are subject to this long-term reform from this government, issues like putting our universities on a sustainable footing so they can compete with the very best in the world and give everyone a chance to go to them irrespective of their background or income, modernizing our energy and transport infrastructure so we can keep up with our competitors in the global race, regulating our banks properly, so that immoral behavior and the gross mistakes of the past are not repeated. we're dealing with the challenges of an ageing population. we've reformed public-sector pensions so they are both affordable and fair for both public-sector workers and the taxpayer. in every case, we've put the national interest at the heart of this
NBC
Jan 8, 2013 4:00am PST
alongside. >> is that a nose? >> flat, though. they said they were educational but a little scary. i agree with that. >>> one young man in australia earned his wings. a training pilot landed safely after the plane lost a wheel midair. he circled for four hours before the emergency landing. 24 here, bill, so young but talented. >>> a familiar face is greeting visitors at china's, gangnam in an ice sculpture with glasses and bow tie. it towers over fans. he may be done prfring his signature moves but the icy statue has visitors dancing alongside him. it's still going. >> he said he wants to move on. he doesn't want to be a one-hit wonder. >> he'll still have to do that. >>> time for an early look at stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. two years ago, today six people were killed and 13 others were injured in a mass shooting in tucson, arizona, including former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. she and her husband astronaut mark kelly are marking date with a project they hope to encourage lawmakers to prevent gun violence. celebrations are planned for the 78th birthday of the
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2013 7:00am PST
to educate the young boys about their sexual responsibility, and there has to be more discussion of that in the country, and the third part of this is that the politicians are losing elections by double digits, and is this where you want the draw the line in the sand. for a party to find the way out of of the wilderness and back into the mainstream of life, they continue to make decisions to the outside where most common sense americans are democrat and republican. >> and this is what is tricky about it. we are fine with the current vawa, and we don't want to expand it. there is a problem there, because you are saying that some women are better than some women. but a woman being sexually assaulted or raped is a woman period. whether she is a tourist from france or undocumented worker being abused by her boyfriend or a person who lives on the tribal land, she is being assaulted. >> so what happens is that you will get a temporary visa so that you can prosecute -- >> sometimes. >> but it has only happened one time, so it is only part of the bill. >> and we will up immigration in th
LINKTV
Jan 4, 2013 8:00am PST
to abortion, family planning, or comprehensive sex education. pioneering feminist historian gerda lerner has died at the age of 92. she published multiple books over a decades-long academic career. she is credited with having earned recognition for women's history as a valid academic pursuit. she discussed her early days at sarah lawrence college where she established the first women's history graduate program in the early 1970's. >> when i proposed to teach a course in women's history, they said, who needs it? we are a woman's college. everything we do is women's history. and i said not at all because you are always telling it from the male point of view, from the mail days -- from the male gaze at women. despite these hundreds of years of discrimination and oblivion, women persisted that they have a story. and we had to win every step of the way. we had to win the right to tell it. so rule number one, nobody gave us anything. >> feminist historian gerda lerner died wednesday in madison, wisconsin. she was 92 years old. those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!, democracynow.o
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
the list of people -- of the really wealthy people and what they paid in taxes. it's a real education to go become and look at that. and i can't imagine what that education would look like today. if you had the same two pieces of information. >> host: one more question before we go to calls. you said you have to -- do you have to be a so-called egyptologist to read bills. >> guest: the taxes are the most demanding. it's not so much you have to have any special training. you just have to be patient. you have to read it and then try to follow it through. go back through it to see exactly who it applies to. some of these were actually quite obscure. some in terms of special interest provisions and a company incorporated in some state on such and such date, required us to then go to that state and very often go through whatever the filings were for them. one thing we ran across had to do with one company which issued 97 million in bonds or something like that. so, we had some of the database people who inquired, will you search this lexus, and see if anybody issued a bond in that amount. and su
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
. your union and other unions in the national education association, where do you stand on this, and how do you push become against this kind of conversation? >> so we do not believe that teachers should be armed in the classrooms. and, you know, this is the irony, ed. just last year, we're having a conversation about whether teachers should actually have latitude to teach as opposed to test, whether they should have collective bargaining rights. so some of the very same people who have stripped teachers of their collective bargaining rights or any latitude to teach now want to arm them. teachers do not want to be armed. we do not want schools to be armed fortresses. we want them to be safe sanctuaries. >> you would be in favor of a greater police presence? >> in places. you know, this should be done on a school by school or case-by-case basis. for example, you can imagine that why people in newtown would want a police presence in and around schools, because right now they're scared, and they want to have that police presence. it's the schools in newtown, for example are, in remote areas
CNN
Jan 4, 2013 6:00am PST
an education when she was shot in october, and has been getting life-saving medical treatment in britain. malala is expected to continue rehab at her family's temporary home there. the 15-year-old is expected to have major reconstructive surgery in the next few weeks. >>> there's been a lot of talk about superstorm sandy aid, but another important piece of legislation also never came to a vote, the reauthorization of the violence against women act. wisconsin representative gwynne moore is a cosponsor and also a victim of sexual violence. >> i'm reminded of a time that i got into an automobile of a man i thought was a personal friend to go get some fried chicken, and he pulled in behind some vacant buildings, raped me, choked me, almost to death, and when i went to the hospital, i was encouraged by an advocate, this was in 1970s, long before there was a violence against women act, long before there was a rape shield act, and i took him to court, and indeed i was on trial. >> and that is the passion with which representative moore argues for this violence against women act reauthorization,
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 4:00am PST
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FOX Business
Jan 4, 2013 10:00pm EST
are tired of our political views. >> what we found is that we want educating the american public. if we don't do that, we will lose it. when you look at medicare social security disability trust fund, it comes to a head. if you don't show people how this president has scared people over the last four years, with about 2008. a lot more needs to come about that is real and genuine. let's actually take these numbers and show people why social security and medicare are running on a pathway to destruction. i think we should be able to put this budget and this administration and the senate back on track through the power of the purse. month by month, quarter by quarter. good behavior and not bad behavior be one it will be interesting year ahead without any question. @%would like to s that i believe that the idea that there is some room to set aside the fact that the congress and the senate have a 10% approval rating on the part of the american people, it will b doggone difficult to take on the position of lecturer or instructor. what we need a straightforwardness and simpcity on the part of our e
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 4:00am PST
so you can start figuring that out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. nah, i'm good. ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette, you celebrate a little win. nicoderm cq, the patch with time release smart control technology. quit one day at a time with nicoderm cq. she can't always move the way she wants. now you can with new stayfree ultra thins. . flexible layers move with your body, while thermocontrol wicks moisture away. keep moving. new stayfree. >> live from the kgo broadcast center this is abc7 news. it is 8:28. i am indicate katie here for eric thomas. it is friday! >> i don't know if you will like the sound of change but it is coming. can you hear it? what will the change be, mike? >> rain for the weekend. it is dry this morning. a little more moisture in the air so watch out for patchy fog to develop. temperatures are close to freezing in some inland areas. fairfield is 30. to the north it is war
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
you can start figuring that out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. do you really think brushing is enough to keep it clean? while brushing misses germs in 75% of your mouth, listerine® cleans virtually your entire mouth. so take your oral health to a whole new level. listerine®... power to your mouth™. >> abc7 news starts right now with like breaking news. >> good morning, everyone. i am eric thomas. >> a shooter killed a teenager in marin city. >> our reporter is like at scene with the latest. what is going on? >> we are still waiting for a official work. look what happened. they are looking for shooter. initial reports are a 17-year-old has been shot. you can see police, a sheriff van, and detectives on the scene. they blocked off a portion of the street during this active investigation. it has been an hour and a half since crews arrived for the shooting. we are still waiting for word from the sheriff's department. they a
KICU
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
, and commissioners are saying they're considering several different tracks, including outreach, education, more signs and maybe stiffer fines. >>> officials could begin limiting the number of visitors to yosemite park. it will cap the number of daily visitors at 19,900. that's roughly the number of visitors the park sees right now. the plan would also ban mule rentals and commercial rafting on the river and shut down the winter time curry village ice rink. america's cup officials have dropped plans for a warm up regadda on new york's hudson river this summer. the race would have been too close to the july 4 start of the luis vitton cup on san francisco bay. they will face orracle team usa in america's cup. oracle team usa received a crucial shipment today. the boat's old wing was damaged in october when it capsized during an america's cup training run. oracle says the repairs are expected to be complete early next month. >>> antioch police are searching for four men accused of robbing a gas station on lone tree way this morning. police say four men in their 20s stormed in and grabbed cases of beer. t
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 4:00am EST
can start figuring that out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. nah, i'm good. ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette, you celebrate a little win. nicoderm cq, the patch with time release smart control technology. quit one day at a time with nicoderm cq. she can't always move the way she wants. now you can with new stayfree ultra thins. flexible layers move with your body, while thermocontrol wicks moisture away. keep moving. new stayfree. >>> updating our top stories now. the government releases the december employment report this morning. and ahead of those numbers, adp says 215,000 private-sector jobs were added last month. >>> former congresswoman gabby giffords visits today with the 26 victims of the newtown, connecticut, shooting attack. meantime, the children return for day two in their new school. >>> and the state department says secretary of state hillary clinton will be back to work next week.
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am EST
sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. do you really think brushing is enough to keep it clean? while brushing misses germs in 75% of your mouth, listerine® cleans virtually your entire mouth. so take your oral health to a whole new level. listerine®... power to your mouth™. >>> updating the top stories. james holmes will be back in court today to be charged in the movie theater massacre. but his lawyers say they are not prepared to enter a plea. >>> a 16-year-old student is in custody after shooting at his high school california school. a sheriff says he targeted at least two classmates who bullied him, shooting one of them in the chest. >>> the storm that left parts of southern california covered in white is now moving across the country. heavy snow is coming down for salt lake city and the dakotas and northwestern minnesota. >>> and the rest of your weather now. freezing rain from minneapolis to duluth. thunderstorms across the
KRON
Jan 4, 2013 4:00am PST
on your skin and nails and things around you that could be potentially toxic to the body. education is key, and if you have concerns, as always, discuss them with your physician, those are my doctor's orders, thanks for joining us! [ crowd cheering ] [ applause ] ♪ (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. >> kron 4 news et 4 a.m. starts now. >> ... father who lives in tahoe has joined her friends and searching the area where she was last seen. deputies say they have no firm leads but they are investigating some clues. >> we have three of fan--her friends also return separately. they attended a celebration in the street. after they proceeded in side of the casino to go to bed and colin and i. >> they see her on the floor of the horizon hotel-casino say hi briefly she seemed in good spirits. they went on to bed. as when you see a friend and pheasant. we have no evidence that there's still activity were filed plaoul play involved. her feet friends have remained cooperative. >> this is out of character for her she has not called work, school, home, her brothe
KRON
Jan 5, 2013 7:00am PST
, finance and social service sectors, and all require a lot of education and training. the lowest unemployment rate was among the physicians and surgeons. on the other end of the spectrum jobs in construction, sales, and transportation sustained the greatest job losses. along with telemarketers who had the highest rate of unemployment. the list left out highly specialized professions. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend, call the fda is trying to make the food you eat, safer. here is a live look outside at the bay bridge approach. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> president barack obama is expected to round out his new natio
Current
Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
for people who don't make as much money or have the same level of education as you and it makes you feel better. >> we can't regulate. we can fight back but. >> we're not trying to fight back, just don't support it. >> cenk: a young woman who is fighting begins the dream act has her mother grabbed by ice. and they arrest her. it's a harrowing story. we'll talk about it when we return. [ sobbing ] >> this is happening to families everywhere. >> cenk: we're back here on "the young turks." erika andiola is the activist for the dream act. that's for young people who were brought into this country without documents but not because of anything they did. will they be allowed to stay longer. president obama, if you remember, took executive action that does allow them to stay, but it does not cover their pan. recently erika's mother was seized and she showed that on youtube. >> they took her for no reason. [ sobbing ] they asked me if my brother was related to me. i said yes he's my brother. they just took him. they just took him. they didn't want to tell me why. they said they needed to go becau
FOX Business
Jan 5, 2013 4:00am EST
we found is that we want educating the american public. if we don't do that we will lose it. when you look at medicare social security disability trust fund, it comes to a head. if you don't show people how this president has scared people over the last four years, with about 2008. a lot more needs to come about that is real and genuine. let's actually take these numbers and show people why social security and medicare are running on a pathway to destruction. i think we should be able to pu this budget and this administration and the senate back on track through the power of the purse. month by month, quarter by quarter. good behavior and not bad behavior be one it will be interesting year ahead without any question. i would like to say that i @% believe that the idea that there is some room to set aside the fact that the congress and the senate have a 10% approval rating on the part of the american people, it will be doggone difficult to take on the position of lecturer or instructor. what we need a straigh
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
of the people arrest ared was a retired cop, geraldo. >> geraldo: a college educated daughter and admits to being a former prescription drug addict. has come up with a great idea to keep users from doctor shopping. her name, molly magee. her charity is called rx verify. the idea, i guess, molly, welcome to the program to set is up a national database so people can't go from one drugstore to another to another. one doctor to another. how does it work? >> correct. what we have in this day and age is a national epidem mix. a hundred people a day are dying from the prescription drug overdoses. rx verify charitable work is going to be able to allow americans our fellow americans who are not as fortunate as myself provide them with scholarships to be he able to be admitted to high end treatment centers. >> but how about the database? how does that work? >> the doctor shopping is feeding this addiction. rx verify is here to starve it. this particular organization when somebody goes into a pharmacy with a prescription for a class 2, 3 and 4 drug, they will be able to look up and see if this -- w
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
is this okay? we'll continue to erode what is okay in the classroom? this is education. >> bob: most liberal teaches would not stomp on flags. >> eric: but this gentleman said he brought his bias, personal bias -- i'm quoting. his personal bias in the classroom, that is where he overstepped the bounds. check this out. parents and students in a public brawl. we are seeing these videos. are we seeing more of these because of youtube and the internet or is american culture in decline? >> kimberly: it's in decline in some respects. sure, you have more people recording these things. perhaps that is feeding the fire. where essentially, i want the videotape. on youtube. have my 15 seconds up to maximum of 15 max of fame. it's very, very sad. no respect. this violence is senseless. >> eric: thoughts? >> andrea: i don't think the two things are mutually exclusive. we are seeing more because people record it. they think they can get famous and get twitter followers. they can get the attention. i think the culture is decaying. for many reasons which we have talked about here. breakdown of the family, e
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 5:00am PST
francisco are carrying messages of jihad. but it is not what you think. it is a campaign to educate residents of real meaning, the council of american islamic relations put 35 ads on the buses so people know that jihad has another meaning beside holy war. >> the proper meaning of jihad is to struggle. that's it. for many, that is anything from building relationships with their neighbors to making it to work on time or doing better on their diet. >> the ads remain on the buses lou the third week of january and the organization says they would not mind expanding their message to other bay area transit agencies. >> senator john kerry has been nominated to become the next secretary of state reports to the state department today as he prepares for the confirmation. he is expected to win confirmation in the senate in the next two weeks but an official date is not set. president obama nominated senator jesus christ last -- senator john kerry last most to replace secretary of state, hillary clinton who will step down. she plans to return to work while she continues treatments for a blood cl
WHUT
Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
they will begin to educate and move their caucus from some very reactionary positions to a more moderate one. >> and from wisconsin, the first openly gay senator, tammy baldwin. >> it is quite remarkable. it is significant, the first openly lesbian or gay senator, the first out of the closet gay person elected, as such. she is also a committed progressive, a member of the house, the progressive congressional caucus. she was against the war in iraq. bernie sanders will have a real ally there. and and out gay man, who went to canada to marry his partner, is an absolute progressive person, and we are thinking that this diversity with african- americans, latinos, gays and lesbians coming into the congress, many of them are becoming as broad spectrum progressives who are recognized the importance of connecting all sorts of liberation movements. these are folks we will look to to be leaders in the new congress on progressive issues but that have to be raised. >> john nichols, thank you for joining us. author of "uprising: how wisconsin renew the politics of protest, from madison to wall street." w
NBC
Jan 4, 2013 11:00am EST
, >>> a 14-year-old girl shot by the taliban over her campaign for girls education. she's out of the hospital and on her way home. she left to queen elizabeth hospital in england for an hour ago. she's been there the past two months and she'll be readmitted in january or february for cranial reconstructive surgery. >>> after a few days of delay, the house is considering a measure that would allow more than $9 billion in relief for hurricane sandy victims. lawmakers sparked outrage when they adjourned without voting on the measure which is needed to player pay for flood insurance claims for more than 100,000 people in the northeast. part of a larger $60 billion package approved last week by the senate. >>> good news for federal workers. their first pay raise in two years. in 2010, president obama signed an executive order freezing pay but that expires march 27th. that's when federal civilian workers could see a .75 bump. working capitol hill could prevent it. congress has yet to negotiate the national debt limit and spending cuts. language in the could extend the current pay freeze beyond the
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 8:00am PST
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FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
come together attorney general, home loan security. department of education health and human services, et cetera, we know this is a complex problem. we know there is no single answer. >> mr. biden says he will give the president some recommendations by tuesday. even if he doesn't expect that will solve the whole problem, shepard. >> no new restrictions of any kind no matter what. >> the nra rejects any new restrictions gun violence ban. here is chief lobbist on "america live." >> every gun owner in america was heart broken over what happened in connecticut. there is no gun owner in america who wants to see some mad man go out and misuse a firearm. but we have to be honest in this country about what works and what doesn't work. we had a gun ban. we had a high capacity magazine ban. not for six months or for a year but for a decade and even bill clinton's justice department said it had no impact. >> still gun control advocates pushing for expanded background checks private sellers gun shows as well as dealers, as many as 40% of gun sales involve no background checks. the president would
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 8:00am PST
that the president is going to have to look at other ways to boost education spending and spending in other areas. but certainly hagel as a decorated war veteran will be someone who is a great voice and face for the military but at the same time, he has not been quiet about his desires to cut military spending. >> our power panel, thanks, ed rendell and alice stewart. thank you. i'll speak with the former national security advicer brent skocroft. >>> gabby giffords and her husband mark kelly announcing a new plan to fight back. we'll spell to one of the heroes to one of the days in tucson. >> can gun control activists take on powerful nra? tweet or facebook your comments. >>> tucson preparing to mark the second anniversary of the mass shooting. there are several new developments to talk about in the fight today to curb gun violence. first off, gifford and her husband mark kelly announcing the start of a new args aimed at getting washington to move on gun control. they say they want to promote a national dialogue and raise funds to fight the gun lobby. this comes after the couple visited newtown,
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